When alligators are in the news, it's not usually because they did something amazing or saved someone's life. In fact, it's often the opposite. These often maligned reptiles are part of life in Florida. They are critical species for the health ... READ MORE
Join UF IFAS Extension Pinellas and Polk Counties to celebrate wildlife on Wednesdays this summer!
The 2019 series takes place on the first Wednesday of the month, June – September, 2019. The webinars are from 12:15 PM – 1PM and therefore, ... READ MORE
WED, JUL 11, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yulee County Building
86026 Pages Dairy Road.
(Take US 17 North, pass over the railroad tracks, turn left on Pages Dairy Road. The building is attached to the fire station.)
UF/IFAS Nassau Master ... READ MORE
Sarasota County has seen a recent increase in alligator encounters. Why, you may ask? Not only is there approximately one alligator per every 20 humans in Florida and they live in all 67 Florida counties, but alligators are currently looking ... READ MORE
By Les Harrison
Wakulla County Extension Director
Nothing on four feet is identified with Florida as much as the alligator.
The toothy grin is found on post cards, T-shirts, and a nearly unending list of tourist promotional items which invite ... READ MORE
We had a recent employee, Bill Dermott, who upon his departure gave me a list of all the birds he had observed at our research center over the last 6 months or so. We're talking about 80 different kinds of birds. This list consisted of the ... READ MORE
The American Alligator is an icon in the state of Florida. Viewed on the program “Swamp People” and as the mascot of the University of Florida, most visitors to our state view this animal more on television than in the wild; but they are ... READ MORE